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with the united states both economic and security. the obama administration really doesn't want to revisit all of that, but president obama said on the record he understand that a new party coming to power will want to take a look at all the underlying agreements negotiated with the united states by the liberal democratic party. the big issues that will be on the table between these two leaders -- climate change, north korea, and trade. one other issue, of course, is afghanistan with the democratic party of japan came in, the prime minister decided to end a long-standing refueling operation the japanese were conducting with vessels in the indian ocean. but in exchange, the japanese government has put up funds in reconstruction aid. botin the main, this summit, the second time the two leaders have met is not going to produce any new u.s.-japanese announcement on any of the issues i discussed but it will be an opportunity for the two to discuss trade, north korea and climate change. steve: major, just a moment ago the white house office of the press secretary released something. apparently the u
to be friends. >> the united states does not seek to contain china nor does a deeper relationship of china mean a weakening of bilateral alliances. on the contrary. the rietz of a strong prosperous china can be a source of strength for community of nations. >> as parted of his charm offensive before midnight tonight eastern time about an hour, 45 minutes from now the president is scheduled to participate in a town hall style meeting with an audience of mostly young people in the big chinese city of shanghai with the latest on that from shanghai major garrett who is traveling with the president joins us. hey, major, what's the buzz on this town hall? is it expected to be adoring or confrontational? >>> oo it will probably be something in between. they are dickering or fighting over each other in the contours or consent to the town mall. to circumvent the election to control the events being imposed to president obama the white house invited and collected through the u.s. embassy questions through the web site for the past couple weeks. the president will get those unseen in the course of the tow
basically has completely destroyed the power of the united states by his namby-pamby stuff on intelligence, by his huge budget deficit and gigantic expansion of the debt. he's made the united states into a beg ar nation. and if you like obama, you think he's weak. if you don't like him, you think he's just wrong and sometimes bad intentioned. i learned something the other day that just blew my minds. obama announced that he wasn't going to put missiles in poland, and he did that on september 17. now, apart from my wife's birthday, that date has no significance to me. but to the polls it does. it was the date russia invaded poland in 1939. and to remove the missile shield on that gate was effectively telling the russians, come on in, she's yours. and obama knew it. had to have known it. that state department would have flagged that and said don't do it on the 17th. he did it to send a message to russia saying, she's all yours, kid. sean: that's a frightening thought. dick, good to see you. don't forget, we're going to have the first cable exclusive interview with sarah palin on her brand-ne
. >> do you believe you are capable and can do the job of the president of the united states? >> we will preview my interview with governor palin in the body language segment. don't miss this one. bill: hi, i am bill o'reilly. rough month for president obama. while he had difficulty trying to convince the chinese government to act civilized, nothing he faces when he returns home tomorrow. ft. hood and afghanistan and health care all put the president on the defensive. his approval rating has dropped below 50% for the first time. but he is a shrewd guy. he made himself available while in asia. >> will you sign legislation on health care that includes the stew pact language? >> i thank you is a balance to be achieved that is consistent with the amendment, what existed before we reformed health care. i believe in the basic idea that federal dollars should not pay for abortions. but i also think we should not restrict women's choices. >> does the language strike that balance? >> not yet. bill: the president wants it both ways. he knows forcing pro-life taxpayers to fund abortion is wron
the train is leaving the station. tomorrow night the united states senate. votes on whether to let debate on the health care reform bill begin. the republicans are all voting nay. if the democrats can't get 60 votes, that's it. it's over. it looks like they can do it. health care leaves the senate station. the top of the show tonight. >>> plus president obama has his chin out on just about every hot issue out. there health care, terror trials, job losses, even the breast cancer report. he is exposed and vulnerable. his poll number are dropping. is he just too darned intellectual? too much the egg head? why did he bow to that japanese emperor? why did he pick tim geithner to be his economic front man? why thought dithering over afghanistan and who thought it was a wonderful idea to write the killers of 9/11 to new york city? the media capital of the world so they could tell their story? is obama channeling adlai stevenson? >>> and sunday is the anniversary of the jfk. what really happened in the frantic hours after the shooting. especially about lbj. the author of a new book on the kennedy
with the united states as the only nation in the industrialize think world that does not guarantee health care to all people. yet we spend substantially more than any other country and our outcomes are worse. clearly we need major health care reform. >> that's a point of view from the liberal democrats. senator greg, what is the republican view on health care? how is it different from the democrat view? this is a strict party line vote we're seeing tomorrow night. >> well, clearly we disagree with senator sanders. i really respect bernie's forthrightedness. he is telling it like it is, a single payer system like the english or canadian system. we genuinely believe a single payer system will undermine the quality of health care in this country. and it is not affordable. this bill is a $2.5 trillion-dollar bill. that's what it spends when it is fully phased in over a ten-year period. it would if it led to a single payer system. and i happen to think it is a precursor to that. put the government in charge of every aspect of health care in a very direct way so that you would end up with basically
family. >> fred, fred, fred. she ran for vice president of the united states last year, she is running for president next time. let me ask you, fred, if you had to choose between sheer confidence and ability to be the next president, mitt romney, or sarah palin? who is more competent to be the next president, the next republican nominee for president? >> oh, come on, you know i'm not going to answer. i think we've got four or five -- four or five -- >> you said she is not even running. but fred, i caught you. i caught you. he said she is not even running. you -- i caught you right there. your hesitancy. you said she is not a candidate. >> you said who is more qualified. who is more qualified. >> what you've got to understand, it's better to lose with goldwater than to win with rockefeller. when the pendulum comes your way, you want the people you believe in who are going to do the things you went into politics to get done to be there, not just to be in power and say we've got an honor by our name in the white house. >> here is a question for you, fred, and you have been in the campaign
for afghanistan. >> the united states cannot be engaged in an open-ended commitment. >> his attorney general prosecutes the plot's masterm d mastermind. >> in a courthouse just blocks away from where the twin towers once stood. >> this is a big step in the wrong direction. >>> topics this morning for our headliners. secretary of state hillary clinton and former new york mayor, rudy giuliani. hillary and rudy only on "this week." >>> then -- >> we don't have to continue to go down this controversy road. >> she's back. >>> george will, gwen ifill of pbs. david brooks of "the new york "mother jones." corn from >>> and as always, the sunday funnies. >> before john mccain chose her as his running mate, his campaign spent $50,000 on a background check. when he heard this, john mccain said we should have spent $75,000. >>> and we begin today with the secretary of state hillary clinton. thanks for spending time with us this morning. >> it's a pleasure to talk with you from singapore, george. >> wel and as you're in singapore, you and the president are facing really his toughest decision yet on afg
for president. >> well, here is the big question. do you ever want to be president of the united states? >> that certainly isn't on my radar screen right now. but when you consider some of the ordinary turning into extraordinary events that have happened in my life, i am not one to predict what will happen in a few years. my ambition, if you will, my desire, is to help our country in whatever role that may be. and i cannot predict what that will be, what doors would be opened in the year 2012. >> we were talking, she used the word ambition. if she had said my ambition -- my passion or commitment it would have had a different reaction to people and they pay attention to that. sean: you're really good at what you do. you advise politicians and advise a lot of people in the public arena how to deal with the media. but maybe if she -- one of the things she talks about in the campaign is she couldn't be sarah. if she would have listened to you, and become the little contrived -- does she become a little canned, does she become a little -- >> she became contrived and canned because of what wa
president of the united states, not head of the republican party, she needs to broaden her coalition. the problem with that -- >> this country -- they might do it again. thank you ron brownstein, chris cilliz cillizza. join us tomorrow night at 5:00 eastern for more "hardball." time for "the ed show" with ed schultz zblrngs good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show" tonight from new york. one week from tonight the president of the united states is going to lay out his strategy for afghanistan. newspapers are reporting today that the president will add, here's the number, 34,000 additional troops over the next year. president obama gave a preview to this decision this afternoon. >> after eight years, some of those years in which we did not have, i think, either the resources or the strategy to get the job done, it is my intention to finish the job. >> finish the job. make no mistake, this is just one more mess that president obama has to mop up after the bush administration. bush was the president who drained resources from afghanistan so we could go invade iraq on that perfect
. >>> plus, is the united states still a superpower? the president came back from his trip to asia pretty much empty handed. we're fighting two wars, our economy is in tatters. has the sun set on the american empire. >> for the last 20 years the united states has had no rivals. we now have serious competitors. >>> should religion be used as a political weapon? patrick kennedy says he's been told not to take communion because of his support for abortion rights. >> he said the fact that i don't agree with all the teachings of the church doesn't make me less of a catholic. well, in fact it >> should this be part of politics. >>> and a story that seems like science fiction but it's all true. doctors discover a man who seemed to be in a coma for 23 years actually heard every word they said. the amazing true story of what he calls his second birth. >>> this is your only source for news. cnn primetime begins now. here's campbell brown. >>> hi, everybody, we're going to start tonight as always with the "mash-up." we're watching it all so you don't have to. first, tonight, there is breaking news f
, and because the united states started the battle in muslim countries. has sn accused of shooting and killing 13 people at ft. hood. s he is still in the hospital. >>> and president obama is in china. china financed massive sums of u.s. debt. part of the president's talks may include assurances those investments are safe. the president held a town hall meeting with college students in shanghai where he push for greater freedoming in china. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation, but we also don't believe that the principles that we stand for are unique to our nation. these freedoms are expression and worship, are access to information and political participation, we believe, are universal rights and should be available to all people, including ethnic and religious minorities, whether they are in the united states, china or any nation. >> president obama will also visit china's great wall today. >>> and the obama administration says people trying to politicize the president's vow to japan's emperor and every pris are way, way off base. president obama greeted
. >> here is the big question, do you ever want to be president of the united states? >> that is not on my radar screen right now. when you consider some of the ordinary turning into extraordinary things in my life, i am not want to predict what will happen in a few years. my ambition, my desire is to help our country in whatever role that may be. i cannot predict what that will be. >> she used the word ambition. if she had said passion or commitment, it would have had a completely different reaction and people would pay attention to that. sean: you are really good at what you do. you advise people on how to deal with the media. this is one of the things she talks about in the campaign is that she could not be satirized. if she was to listen to you, that should become and little bit contrived, can't? >> she became contrived because of what was done to her. >sean: wasn't a that real what you just saw? >> people don't think about the power of a language that they use. people form immediate judgments based on a single word or phrase. sean: if i was giving you advice, i would say to pick out t
security interests of the united states. there are a lot of people who failed to mention this as an important topic for many years, who have apparently found this country on the map recently. >> asked what bit of information was holding him back, mr. obama said nothing is missing, per se, except a strategy for success in turning around the 8-year-old war. >> i don't think this is a matter of some data or information that i'm waiting on. it is a matter of making certain that when i send young men and women into war, and i devote billions of dollars of u.s. taxpayer money, that it's making us safer. >> the president promised to make his decision, quote, soon, but not before at least one more strategy session. >> i doubt that this is going to be finished again without an additional -- at least an additional meeting. >> analysts say strategic debates deprive u.s. forces of clarity. >> some think these decisions should be made in conference rooms in washington and reevaluating strategy, instead of giving commanders on the ground the ability to make decisions based on situation
. and he gets a fair trial. we are very good at having criminal trials in the united states. this is something we do well. they're fair, respected and if appropriate, people get the death penalty. it seems to me a trial where he spends a day on the witness stand saying whatever it is he wants to say is a small price to pay for a legitimate, honest, fair, internationally recognized trial. >> there's some talk about how political the trial has become. the debate hearing these days, is it about the justice system in this country and proving it works well? also justice for the victims of 9/11 or has this become, especially in washington, more of another political football? >> you know, this has been a political football for a long time. it goes all the way back to george w. bush when he signed the original order creating the commissions. people ask what are we going to call these people, accused criminals? are we going to call them combatants? do we think they committed crimes? do we think they committed acts of war or both? what the administration essentially has come down on a
them for karzai or is the united states sending these troops because of the united states' own security interests. if it's the united states' own security interests, which is the argument that the president makes, then the president is somewhat undercut his own leverage with karzai because his biggest argument to karzai is if you don't clean up the corruption, if you don't train the afghan troops, then the u.s. troops are leaving. and karzai can come back and say, and who does that hurt? >> david, let me ask you about the costs of the strategy. we assessed the financial costs of the troops and more troops, it is enormous. i was talking a few minutes to general mccaffrey on last hour and he said an honest accounting of strategy to succeed is $15,000 casualties in a five-year commitment. that's what it will take in order to be successful. if the president is willing to ask the american people for such a commitment, do you think the american people are willing to pay it? >> you have to remember at this point the united states is in year eight of this war, so if you took a strategy of five
mr. tennant was, who did we have on the ground that was responsible directly to the united states of america to verify this information? if we knew the street addresses and have pictures and prices somebody ought to be able to go and look in the window are not on the door and see what is on the other side. how many people did the united states have been a country of about 30 million people to verify these 550 places, the answer was zero. so we were totally reliant on this group of highly conflicted exiles. that was all i needed to hear to have serious doubts at the validity of this information upon which we ultimately went to war with, i think, disaster consequence. .. >> if people are trying to get involved and they see that this government seems broken and does not work they get cynical said on top of that asking about "the new york times" max wrangle said he is not read about the existence of that but the newspapers in the country and of those go down they will learn of local problems to get them involved so how the system seems not to be working and the decline of the press wh
wouldspike to know whether terrorism is the laeatest secy hity cohowern for the united states and how do you assess the military actions in af hanistan or weather it will turn into another iraqi war? thank youms ery m3 peh. th i think that is an excellent question. first of all, i do continue to believe that the greatest threat to united states securives. are the terrorist neer and the reason is because even though they are small in han, ier, what they have showns that they have no conscience pet counves. of innocent civilians. -- destruction of innocent earvilians. and bece case of technology toy if an portion like that got a weapons of mass destr3 petion and its hands or a muck or chemical or biological city and used it in a cits, s whether it is shanghai or new york, just a few could potentially kill tens of thousands of pauple, maybe hundreds of thousands ups. so it really does pt one an se,traospminary threat. now, the reason we originally went into af hanistan was because alteseda was in afghanistan being hosted by the taliban. tho border of afghanistan andthy are in pas ke mak down th
,ñr americans may i a better ideaÑi ofñr just how important thatñr coy united states.ñr whenñr it comessed to nationsÑie china is at theÑiñr the numbersr hari sreenivasan has more. balmñr meets withÑi chineseñrñr >> reporter: china is carefully watching how the obamz bailouts, expanding health care and combating climate change, as any big in-vestor would. >> today beijing is asking the americans very detailed questions about the health care reform proposals, wanting to know how we spend every nickel they lend us. >> while president balm campaigned on the idea that china artificially keeps the value of its currency low, making chinese goods cheaper and u.s. goods more expensive, this spring the treasury department backed off, issuing a report to say china has taken steps to enhance exchange rate flexibility. >> what's changed is china's weight in the world and the casty that china can bring to bear for good or ill around the world is much greater, so the challenge of working with china in a whole variety of areas is much greater. >> reporter: china's economy also suffered from the gl
says the united states' artificially low interest rates are creating a bust and boom cycle of speculation in commodities like gold and oil and stocks like oil and real estate, undermining the economic recovery, because the chinese know that president obama will criticize them for having artificially low currency, and the president talks about economics not being a zero sum game, some in china believe that it very well might be. bret. bret: major garrett live tuesday morning in beijing. we will discuss the president's trip to china later plus brit hume looks at the fallout from the president's weekend bow to the japanese emporer, but first retail sales rose 1.4% in october. that was better than experts predicted. stocks today had a big day. the dow was up 136 1/2. the s&p 500 gained almost 16. nasdaq finished 30 ahead. general motors says it lost $1.2 billion from the time it left bankruptcy protection through september 30. that was a better result than in previous quarters. g.m. says it will begin paying back $6.7 billion in government loans by the end of this year, and cou
and the last thing we need to do is see the united states fall into that trap when really, we should be focused on american security and the security of the american people and issues like health care are number one. >> jack rice, what does the president have to do to get a successful conclusion in afghanistan? he and the united states? will 35,000 more troops do it? >> no, it went. what we have decided is we have tied ourselves to an imp comp enter regime. that's a fact. whether we put 10,000 or 30,000 more troops in. one more little twist to this, one of the things that is apparently going to happen, we're going to focus in on the cities. you know who else tried that? the russians. the soviets did the same thing. they determined they couldn't do this, either. this is absolutely true. the britts invaded into afghanistan twice and lost. the soviets have done this. nobody has ever successfully taken afghanistan and frankly, i have a hard time believe thag the americans are going to be any different. >> here is the president yesterday giving us a preview. >> after eight years, some of those years
this whole idea of redistribution, even in terms of world power. the united states, no longer really intent on being a super power, but spreading the power around. we have a president bough to japanese emperors, dismantling our missile forces in eastern europe. there are many signs of it. and a friend of mine in san francisco said that the difference is redistribution versus recovery. i think she's right. i think she's on to something, and it's probably not in the best interest of the people of the united states. greta: let's take one of these categories, getting jobs back. i believe that president obama wants this country in full employment. i think he may not have the method that we may think is the right method to achieve it, but i'm convinced he wants people to have jobs. agree or not? >> oh, i agree with that. i think he really wants there to be peace on earth, good will toward men. but the fact is you don't create jobs by putting the government in a position where it starts picking winners and losers in the marketplace, any more than you have a good football game when the referees sta
of the people of the united states. greta: let's take one of these categories, getting jobs back. i believe that president obama wants this country in full employment. i think he may not have the method that we may think is the right method to achieve it, but i'm convinced he wants people to have jobs. agree or not? >> oh, i agree with that. i think he really wants there to be peace on earth, good will toward men. but the fact is you don't create jobs by putting the government in a position where it starts picking winners and losers in the marketplace, any more than you have a good football game when the referees start deciding the outcome, rather than just simply making sure that game is being played fairly. small business owners across america, greta -- and believe me, i'm on a 64-city book tour in three weeks. i'm talking to thousands of people, firsthand, face-to-face. every small business owner says, "i'm laying people off. i'm hunkering down, because i have no idea what the government is about to do to me." that is the kind of action on the part of the government, whether it's fear of
responses came back from yemen to hasan in the united states. among the things he told the "the washington post," or actually told this interviewer that's reported in the "the washington post" that he in no way pressured or ordered hasan to carry out the acts that took place at fort hood, although, of course, he has said that after the fact he dogs appreciate and approve of what happened there, jon. jon: u.s. officials knew about these details and nothing was done. is anybody investigating the investigators here? >> it starts with the president who, of course, did order this administration review of all of the documents involving the investigation of hasan to find out who knew what and when and whether any signals were overlooked. the army may do the very same thing, have an internal review, take a hard look at itself it will be an independent review. we just don't know when. we expect it to be a imings of civilian and military personnel on that independent panel. and meantime, the fbi already has a similar internal probe underway by the inspector general at the fbi. jon? jon: what are we
. >> i know that the united states has been disengaged from many of these organizations in recent years, so let me be clear, those days have passed. >> reporter: the united states and asia are ireasingly interdependent. the u.s. has borrowed hundreds of billions of dollars from china and japan. in turn, their economies are reliant on the big consumer appetite of americans and china in particular, where the president will travel tomorrow, is key on security issues like iran and north korea. >> asia as a region is more important to the united states from a trade and security perspective than perhaps any other region of the world. >> reporter: but as the president travels the region this week, his agenda is partly overshadowed by the looming decision on afghanistan. allies are anxious to know what the administration's strategy will be. aides say additional national security meetings are a possibility upon the president's return, but mr. obama promises a decision soon. >> i recognize that there have been critics of the process. they tend not to be folks who i think are directly involved in
: good morning. yes, had there are deep points of disagreement between the united states and china. both presidents attempted to address critical issues while walking a delicate line. president obama and chinese president president hu engine take you appear ready to take on the big he is problems together. >> we know the relationship goes far beyond any single issue. >> reporter: following hours of talks, both sides stressed the importance of a united front and agreed to combat a host of issues from the economy and climate change -- >> we are creating a joint clean energy research center and have achieved agreements on energy efficiency. >> reporter: -- to nuclear threats from north korea and iran. >> iran has an opportunity to present and demonstrate its peaceful intention, but about it fail, there will be consequences. >> reporter: despite the new pledges of cooperation, it's clear both sides are still divided on several issues that won't be resolved during president obama's first visit. >> our relationship going forward will not be without disagreement or difficulty. >> reporter: that
on that issue a couple years ago 94-3 against bringing these people to the united states. i can't imagine the people of illinois would like to have these prisoners incarcerated in their state. there may be some local officials who are going to support it, but i expect it will be a huge issue up in illinois, probably in the u.s. senate race up there next year. >> and is there anything you can do in terms of blocking funding for it? >> we'll be looking for ways to do it, and hopefully the senate and house will speak on this issue. >> let's turn to health care reform. senate democrats are expected to bring a bill to the floor this week. do you have the 41 votes in the senate to prevent them from even bringing it to the floor? >> well, what we do know for sure, chris, is this is a bill that cuts medicare, raises taxes and raises insurance premiums. we know it's been in harry re reid's office for six weeks and the other senators have not seen it. we should have enough time for the other 99 senators and all of the american people to take a look at this bill as majority leader reid has had. the
in europe, less popular in europe than it is in the united states. so that is a problem. >> peter bergen, we always appreciate having you and your expertise here with us. thank you, as always, and enjoy the rest of your sunday. >> thank you, t.j.. >> and a reminder, president obama announcing his deployment of troops to afghanistan at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >>> the 911 call reporting tiger woods' car accident to police could possibly be released today. but right now, woods and his wife, well, they just aren't talking. police have tried twice now to get their story and each time they've been sent away from his home. they're going to try again a third time today and our susan candiotti is in florida following the story. >> reporter: t.j. and brianna, good morning. florida highway patrol troopers say they're as surprised as anyone else why they haven't been able to hook up yet with tiger woods and his wife to take a statement after that traffic accident. they called it very unusual. the cracked up front end of what's believed to be tiger woods' cadillac suv. accident photos provided anonymously to
. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by his ex lensy, the prime minister of the mrs. kahr. [hail to the chief playing] applause applause >> please be seated. good evening, everyone. on behalf of michelle and myself, welcome to the white house. afga bahboute. many of you were here when i was honored to become the first president to help celebrate devali, the festival of lights. [applause] >> some of you were here for the first white house celebration of the birth of the founder of sikhism. [applause] tonight we gather again for the first state dinner of my presidency with prime minister manmohan singh and mrs. gorshon kahr as we celebrate the growing partnership between the united states and india. as we all know in india some of life's most treasured moments are often celebrated under the cover of a beautiful tent. it's a little like tonight. we have beautiful food, music and are surrounded boy great friends. but it's been said that most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty withi
the time, and that does not necessarily happen easily for business in the united states in my experience. >> in the current economic climate, structured networking is crucial. >> the headhunter route does not work. you need to network. you need to talk to more people. >> and you need to hone your elevator speech, the 30 seconds or so you have to spark some was interested in you. >> my elevator speech? i have been in asia for 17 years. >> i'm australian, and i graduated in journalism and business last year. >> and a positive element manager. >> i.t. is our core competency. >> i have been in public relations for 12 years, and i'm really looking to go back into the industry. >> so they have adjusted their expectations and tactics, but they have not given up hope that the right job is out there. martha: they are polishing their elevator speech skills, something we should probably all do. thank you very much. trace: families everywhere are planning thanksgiving, but things may be a little tricky in the palin house this year. here is what she had to say during an interview with oprah. >> one f
. at the conclusion of this soundbite, you will hear for the first time the president of the united states warning of a double-dip recession in the united states. listen. >> there may be some tax provisions that can encourage businesses to hire sooner rather than sitting on the sidelines so we're taking a look at those. i think it is important, though, to recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt even in the midst of this recovery, that at some point people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy in a way that could actually lead to a double-dip recession. brian: i think it also shows his impatience with the fact that the hiring is not coming back as quick. the unemployment number is higher than anyone projected. and on top of that he's saying, look, i see the polls, i see what happened two weeks ago. america is concerned about our national credit card. member deficits don't matter. clearly it does matter. gretchen: in both virginia and new jersey both of those states went to republican governors. the number one concern from voters at the exit polls was the economy by a huge margin so a lo
for the you u.s.? >> the united states does not seek to contain china nor does a deeper relationship with china mean a weakening of our bilateral alliances. the rise of a strong and pros puss china can be a -- prosperious china can be a source for both nations. brian: here to expand on that, gordon chang, author of "the coming collapse of china." gordon, why would friendliness be interpreted as softness? >> they just see it as a sign of weakness. in february secretary clinton said human rights was not an essential part of the dialogue between the united states and china. and then the chinese have become less cooperative on iran, north korea, climate change, you name it. maivelgt, the chinese felt so bold after that statement that just one month later they sent their ships to harass urs in international -- ours in the international waters. there's a direct link between human rights and the security of united states. brian: in 2002 president bush goes to china. at which time he talked about religious freedom, you need the chance -- he was able to talk live on national television to the
into the united states in. >> reporter: technically until this trial that is a possibility but attorney general eric holder said that's not going to happen. he said under u.s. law anyone deemed too dangerous could not be released into the united states so if there is a mistrial, essentially they would be held under the same laws that they are being held now at guantanamo bay. the attorney general has said they will not be released under any circumstances. >> okay. brian, thank you so much, and i want to talk about this a little bit more with the so-called justification defense with our senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin. jeff, obviously, this is a legal strategy here. i want you to take a listen to what attorney general eric holder said when he was asked about looking at the possibility of prosecuting these individuals in court in new york. take a listen. >> i certainly think that under the regime that we are contemplating, the potential for detaining people under the laws of war, that ability -- we would retain that ability. >> yes. so in a sheikh mohamed case, we're never going to let him go
're doing poorly, governor corzine, when the president of the united states has to give some of his best poem to your campaign and appear three times in the midst of some very critical decisions. steve: but mr. christie touched on something important. the key to new jersey hangs in how many votes chris daggett, the third party candidate can siphon off. latest shows he's polling at about 12% which could doom chris christie's chances. gretchen: i thought maybe daggett would drop out of the race and throw his support in one or either of the directions which would probably mean a win for chris christie. let's take a look at the latest polls. this quinnipiac university poll has chris christie two percentage points ahead of jon corzine. believe four polls were released within the last couple of hours. all are within the manchin of error -- margin of error. some have corzine up by one or two points. some have christie up by one or two points. there are more registered democrats in the state of new jersey than republicans. so the one word that's important today is turnout. who will turn out? bri
state dinner for the president. something they were she lighting as this relationship between the united states and india on a host of global issues, how critical this is, but the follow-up stories obviously after this was very little about the event itself and so much about this incident, and then, of course, the investigation and the big questions as to how this could happen and certainly this concern as well here at white house. i mean, this is a president -- all presidents obviously are targets. they are dangerous situations which have to be defused all the time, but in this particular case there are threats against this president. there's been a lot of concern about that, and so this just shows as one representative already talking about, here is someone who is a possible target by extremists and yet someone like this was able to slip into the white house, and so a lot of concerns here and certainly a distraction, something that they did not welcome at all. >> james, i assume that this really goes both ways. it's not just the obama administration. when i was covering president bush
followers, but he is the president of the united states of america, we need to question what he's doing, but i'm trying to give him a good shot and hope that that didn't impact him. sean: i think we've given him a good shot. you know, you reach a lot of women on "the view." you have a huge audience out there. and by the way, congrats on the emmy award. >> thanks. thank you. sean: families are in trouble. unemployment, if you really add it up, it's closer to 17%. >> 14% in my home state. sean: it's frightening. women look up to you, they reach out to you. what do you say to people, my husband lost a job, i lost a job, debt is through the roof, we're passing it on to our kids and grandkids. how do you feel about that aspect of obama? >> i have this fear in the back of my mind, and quite possibly it could be because i'm up all night with feedings of a baby and i have time to think about things beyond the normal time frame necessary, but i have a feeling, are they letting things get so bad that then we are begging for the government to help us out? sean: well, the government has taken over
thoroughly throughout the united states and their doctors. the second thing really important is cervical cancer testing, the pap test, is the most effective cancer elimination tool there is. nobody is saying that women should not get their pap smears, their pap test for cervical canceller. the issue is whether at what age you should start as you pointed out. the reason for making it 21 for all women instead of trying to guess or have a girl say when she started sexual activity, is that the test that you need to find abnormal cells can cause damage to a woman's future fertility. and it's a slow-growing cancer. even if a young woman is on her way to getting cancer, the argument goes can you put it off for a few years, but always get regular pap tests. >> you make a great point, bob, that these are not tied. this is just coincidence but with that said, it is still qufg confusing. >> absolutely. can i see why it is confusing. a big difference. there is a debate about about how effective mammograms are, especially women in their 40s. there is no debate about the effectiveness of pap test. the
defense policy were and are central to the governing of this united states. >> right. >> so she can't call that gotcha. it wasn't like a pop quiz on, you know, obscure foreign leaders. and the other thing is she really is nursing this grievance against the media and she loves it. >> maybe it's working for her. >> with all of the fact checking there are times when she has contradicted herself. i want to play you back-to-back something about her decision to run for vice president, first last year on hanity and this week on oprah. >> it was a time of asking the girls to vote on it anyway and they voted unanimously yes. >> this time there wasn't a family vote. >> this was the mommy rules. >> yep. this was i'm going to make the decision. >> so her vote -- it's a lot of revisionist history. the truth is a moving tag wet her sometimes. i don't think it's a very important point i don't think how she decided to run and it underscores why people are uncomfortable with her, the people who are uncomfortable with her. >> she sold 300,000 books the first day. thanks for stopping by. when we come back, j
's been eight years. i love the military. i believe in the united states cause in afghanistan and in iraq. but that's a separate story. suicides are at an all time high. that's real. hasan's situation, again, is the sociopathic loser who seeks to inflict injury and pain on others. >> doesn't have anything to do with post-traumatic stress or anything why did he do it? >> because the yankees won. because it's raining today. bill: why do these people do it. >> because they seek to make specifics comport with their bigger themes. their societal themes. they want a story that has a moral to the story. bill: it's bs. >> in this case it is absolutely. >> geraldo, everybody. up next, colonel ralph peters on the fort hood assassin. later, the authors of a new book sarah palin have exclusive details about the speech she wasn't able to give or allowed to give on election night. those reports after these messages. lt. colonel wrath peertsd, the author of the book the war after armageddon. colonel peters column on the for the hood massacre will appear in the "new york post" tomorrow. you heard bernie
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